Creative Kāpiti Project:

Kāpiti Coast Economic Development Strategy 2018 – 2023.

Project Lead: Jenna-Lea Philpott
Project contact:
Project Status: Delivery
Start Date: October, 2018
Delivery Date: September, 2021
Sponsors: Kāpiti Coast District Council

From 2018 – 2020, Creative Kāpiti successfully advocated for the creative industries to be recognised as a key sector in the Kāpiti Coast economy – a first for the district. Creative Kāpiti is a lead and supportive delivery partner in a number of actions involving industry and specifically:

Supporting Key Sectors

  • Support the Kāpiti Creative Industries cluster group (Creative Kāpiti) to develop the Kāpiti Creative Industries Action Plan, including attracting investment to assess the feasibility of establishing a Creative Hub, skills development, and visitor attraction projects.
  • Support the development and ongoing growth of industry-led groups.

Positioning the Kāpiti Coast

  • Complete the development and implementation of the Kāpiti Coast Destination Story, including a set of marketing and promotional material  – available for use by the Council, partners, and stakeholders. 

This ensures that funding and investment is targeted to support the continued economic growth, skills and capability and creative practice development of the creative industries.